Almost a new Chicken family!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Glowormia, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. Glowormia

    Glowormia New Egg

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    Hello! I have baby chicks on order and we are sooo excited. We have a HUGE enclosed pen, but currently no home for them or nesting area. We have 15 chicks coming. Suggestions on the best way to go about making them or buying them sufficient housing? THANKS!
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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    Glad you joined us!
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Glowormia, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! New chicks - YAY! [​IMG] My best advice is to visit the following links.

    For when you get your baby chicks:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-chicks

    For general chicken care and maintenance:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/

    For a look at various coop designs:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coop_Designs

    For advice on building/maintaining your own coop and run:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/9/coop-run-design-construction-maintenance

    Okay, so I know that's a lot of reading. But ask questions and peruse the posts - do searchers because whatever you want to know, it has almost certainly been asked before. Most of all, have fun and enjoy your poultry adventure!!
     
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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. Suzierd

    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG], good luck with those chicks.
     
  9. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio...so glad you joined BYC. Best wishes on your coop build
     
  10. Glowormia

    Glowormia New Egg

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    WOW! Thanks everyone. I was excited before, and now to be here and have such a warm welcome....!!!!....I am even MORE excited!!!! Thank you so much! I feel a real sense of community here! [​IMG] Thanks!
     

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